This report presents the results of our audit of the Local Travel Reimbursements – Concord, CA, Main Post Office. The Concord Main Post Office (MPO) is in the Bay Valley District of the Pacific Area. This audit was designed to provide Postal Service management with timely information on potential financial control risks at Postal Service locations.
OIG data analytics identified the Concord MPO recorded local travel reimbursement in Account Identifier Code (AIC) 538, Local Travel Transportation, totaling $26,834, or 79 percent of all local travel reimbursements in the Bay Valley District for the period April 1, 2018, through February 28, 2019. Local travel reimbursements at the Concord MPO were $9,805 at the end of the first quarter of fiscal year (FY) 2019 and $12,346 for two months of activity of Quarter (Q) 2, FY 2019, significantly higher than the prior quarters.
The objective was to determine whether local travel reimbursements at the Concord MPO were appropriate and properly supported.